Questions tagged [group-travel]

Area of tourism involving a large group of travellers visit places together.

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What are some techniques to avoid annoying the travel mate?

After school I went on a 2 months travel trip with my best friend. We knew each other for 13 years, and it started really great. But after 2 or 3 weeks, we noticed that it is a difference between ...
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Are there any tour group comparison websites?

After having good experiences with the various websites for comparing flight prices (Expedia, Orbitz, etc), I was wondering whether there's anything similar for tours that compares times, prices, ...
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Accommodation in Tokyo for a party of four

We are going to Japan in the beginning of April and we are looking for good accommodation in Tokyo and Kyoto for two adults and two teenagers. We would like interesting options that take us into the ...
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How can I participate in group travel?

Are there any online resources that help in organizing group travels? Perhaps a site with a bunch of trips that people can join and if they join they are going to travel with the company of new ...
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How to enjoy traveling with more people

I usually work a lot alone with computers at the University while doing research and the like. I spend on average 10 hours per day. At the weekend I do not work and try to enjoy the free time with my ...
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Traveling to Yosemite: Self-drive roadtrip vs group tour

Travel.SE, this is my first time being here, I am gonna go to Yosemite late this May with my mom. Based on the current knowledge of traveling to Yosemite based on Google, either I would rent a car ...
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Accommodation for a large group in Cairns in November 2012

I'm organising a largish group (around 10, hopefully) to go to Cairns in November for the total solar eclipse on the 14th. With a group that size, it'd be nice if we could have a place to ourselves - ...
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Backpacker 'social groups' for Hippie trail, Gringo trail etc

It just occurred to me while reading a blog about a backpacker travelling alone in Somalia, that backpackers might benefit from a website or similar where they could find others doing a similar trip ...
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How should one go about organising a skiing/snowboarding holiday for a large group of people?

I try to go skiing every year with my university, however this year I want to do something a little different. I know a lot of people, and in turn they know some others, who want to go skiing this ...
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Websites for finding travel friends (with most members)?

I searched for some travel friends/buddies community websites. Which sites have the highest of number of members, nationalities, travel requests? Do they have mobile apps?
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Visa for performing arts group travelling to India to perform?

Couple of quick questions. What is the best visa for a performing arts group travelling to India to perform (as a group)? Does the Indian consulate (or their outsourced agency) allow for submission ...
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What immigration lane do I use as a group? [closed]

If I am travelling to the US with a non-American friend/girlfriend/boyfriend/international school group (of which some need visas), which lanes do I use, especially if ATC is involved? Do the same ...
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Internet Service for multiple people

How do you provide a decent speed internet connection to multiple devices on a USA road trip? (either on interstates, in campgrounds or hotels) Four people have at least 2 devices the following (...
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Getting married in Madrid, looking for affordable group housing for friends & family

I'm an American getting married to a Spanish woman in Madrid, Spain. I'd like to find some affordable housing for my guests who will be visiting (friends and family) to try and cut down their costs. ...
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Flight search tool for multiple travelers from different cities to a single destination city

Are there any flight search engines for planning a group get-together with the cheapest flight costs? For instance, suppose a small company gathering (much like the one I'm currently planning!), with ...
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Should I book flights for multiple people together or separately?

I am trying to book a Ryanair flight, which gives me one price (Say £50) per person if I book one person, but a higher price (say £60) when I try to book 4 people. Is there any way we can arrange to ...
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Youth team travel within the US: best way and tips to reduce cost?

I am a youth hockey coach and have 16 skaters and additional parents that are looking to go to one or more out-of-state tournaments this season. Does anyone have any recommendations for getting the ...
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Buying air tickets for 5 people

I am planning a group trip to Busan, Korea and I realized that each round trip ticket is about 1.2k. the issue is trying to have everyone sit next to each other, but this requires someone paying for ...
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Where are promo train tickets valid in the Netherlands

I'm currently part of a group of scouts in Delft and we (12 aged 15 through 17 & 2 over 18s) and we are trying to get to Amsterdam as cheaply as possible. We have looked at group tickets (https://...
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Cheaper Contiki-style trips than Contiki

I want to go on a Contiki-style trip while I'm young enough to do so. However, I looked at Contiki's web site, and found the prices a little bit high. For example, Beaches and Reefs (Start Cairns) is ...
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Applying for a UK visa for 4 family members. Received only 3 notifications from UK visa section Croydon

Our family (2 adults and 2 children) applied for UK tourist visas. We applied together. Last Friday 3 of us received 3 emails from the UK Visa Section Croydon: “Your UK visa application has been ...
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Are there really walking groups in malls in the US?

Tonight I was watching TV and then I saw a walking group of elderly people in a mall. The TV show mentioned that it is a mall walking group. Since I'm always curious to see new things in the world I ...
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Are there small group day trips from NYC to Boston?

Are there small group day trips from NYC to Boston, i.e. less than 20 people? All the day trips I've found are large groups (the reviews often speak of 30-50 or 60 people) which tend not to be ...
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Are there holiday villages for large families in the Italian Lakes region?

Next year we'd like to go on holiday with two families (total 4 adults, 5 small children) to the Italian Lakes region. Unfortunately, all my web searches turn up bungalows of maximum 7 people in ...
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Group travel Sydney AU -> NYC mid December - ways to book flights?

A group of ~15 musicians need to travel Syd -> NYC in mid December for a week and is looking for the cheapest flights, ideally around $1000pp. What is the best strategy: Contact airlines for group ...
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Where to meet another traveller at Heathrow T5

I am going to arrive at London Heathrow Terminal 1, a friend of mine is going to land on a different flight at T3 slightly earlier, and then we are flying out together on a connecting flight from T5. ...
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How to become a member of the “Totally Insane Travel Society”? [closed]

The Totally Insane Travel Society organizes travels to see solar eclipses. As you can see in this video some of their members were in Svalbard to see the eclipse of the 20th of March this year. But I ...
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Is there a website where I can buy wholesale travels?

I want to travel with my friends and family but a want to travel agency price.
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Accessing Group Fare Concessions

We are a group of around 20 adults planning to travel from India to one of these three sets of countries for tourism purposes during Jan/Feb 2015. Dubai / Abu Dhabi Singapore / Malaysia Honk Kong / ...
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Can I still travel on my visa?

I applied for a group visa to the Swiss Embassy. The group consisted of 49 students and 4 chaperones. Unfortunately, all students' visas were rejected and all of the chaperones got their visas. Can I ...
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Group Travel with Virtual Guide

I just recently returned from an Intrepid Tour to Eastern Europe. Tour group size was about 12 people. Trip was great, but I felt as if the value for the money wasn't ideal. I'm wondering if ...
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Looking for a site that suggest a destination for group traveling from multiple countries

We are a group of friends living in different countries. We'd like to find a way to choose a fair destination that minimizes the travel costs for everyone. Sure, we can pick one place arbitrarily and ...
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Group Discounted Airfare [closed]

There's a lot of sites out there advertising discounts for groups or help coordinating group travel however I can't find a lot of information on how beneficial this actually is. I'm looking for ...